“[Families] didn’t go places. They aren’t going to movies to spend little bits. They aren’t spending as much at restaurants. They aren’t doing all these other things. But they can stay at home and build models and play with RC Cars and planes.”
On Sept. 15, Anchorage will bar retailers from giving disposable plastic bags to customers. The measure affects plenty of businesses you might not expect.
An Anchorage Assembly member John Weddleton, who owns comic book business Bosco’s, is facing fines for child labor violations. The penalties are less about any malicious intent than clerical errors and a misunderstanding over the definition of a dumpster.